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America’s Not In a ‘No Nukes’ Mood

A short while ago, Timothy Noah of Slate.com wrote with glee that the Obama administration’s position on Yucca Mountain effectively meant the death of nuclear power in the United States.
Laugh it up, pal. This morning, the Gallup organization shares the news that support for nuclear power has reached an all-time high, with 59 percent favoring its use, including 27 percent who strongly favor it.

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Weirdo O’Rourke

Friends of the young Bill Clinton and Barack Obama spoke of the special glow of promise they had about them, even back in their early twenties. Angels sat on their shoulders. History gave them a wink and said, “Hey, good lookin’, I’ll be back to pick you up later.” Robert O’Rourke? Not so much. He ... Read More
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McCain at Annapolis

President Trump has been doing a lot of tweeting today -- against TV programs, companies, and other things that have incurred his displeasure. These tweets make for interesting reading. One of them is this: So it was indeed (just proven in court papers) “last in his class” (Annapolis) John McCain that sent ... Read More